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That is a tablet 9.7 custom kit that i got made to fit in my Samsung S2 9.7 tablet. its not a cheap thing to do but it looks sick. Plus i rather spend that $$ instead of a 7inch navi system since i have the basic 2011 model and want it to look different then the rest of the sonata's out there ^-^
Eye catcher for sure man keep it up

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That is a tablet 9.7 custom kit that i got made to fit in my Samsung S2 9.7 tablet. its not a cheap thing to do but it looks sick. Plus i rather spend that $$ instead of a 7inch navi system since i have the basic 2011 model and want it to look different then the rest of the sonata's out there ^-^
Wow how cool.
 

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Wow how cool.
Thank you, I seen lots of cool stuff that people post for their cars. This is something Im proud off and wanted to share now that it all works and the best part is the tablet is removable so nobody can steal it when i park my car overnight or when i go out shopping. ^-^
 

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Eye catcher for sure man keep it up

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Thank you. My Next upgrade will be my seats going to do a black and gray vinyl double stitching combo. My seats were stained kinda bad when i bought the car used so i want to replace it all. i will post some pictures when i get that done ^-^
 

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Thank you. My Next upgrade will be my seats going to do a black and gray vinyl double stitching combo. My seats were stained kinda bad when i bought the car used so i want to replace it all. i will post some pictures when i get that done ^-^
Yeah I feel you I bought a limited with panoramic roof and somehow there's stained on the roof idk how the **** got it off mostly now is barely noticeable but sucks lol ocd

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Yeah I feel you I bought a limited with panoramic roof and somehow there's stained on the roof idk how the **** got it off mostly now is barely noticeable but sucks lol ocd

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That's the perks you get when you buy a used sonata. i cant afford a brand new one lol, but at least its mines and don't have car payments for the next 5 years ^-^
 

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New tires, wheels, coils.
 

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That is a tablet 9.7 custom kit that i got made to fit in my Samsung S2 9.7 tablet. its not a cheap thing to do but it looks sick. Plus i rather spend that $$ instead of a 7inch navi system since i have the basic 2011 model and want it to look different then the rest of the sonata's out there ^-^


Where did you get this made? I want one of these!


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I bought the standard double din 8inch kit for my car then i sent the kit via mail to California theres a company there that does that type of Work for a good price fifieldfrabrication is the name look them up online. The guys name is Jamie. Took about 1-2 weeks to make it then he ship it back. When it got here i got it installed around where i live. Took me awhile to get bluetooth to work and making phone calls plus spotify and all other perks.
 

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2011 hyundai sonata catches fire

Hello everyone, I would like to start by introducing myself and telling you all about my bittersweet 10 months with my dream car and how it could have killed or seriously injured me and every passenger that sat in it. My name is Tara Harrell and at the age of 16 I drove past what was, Berryville Ford, and saw a blue Hyundai Sonata parked out in front and I fell in love instantly. I did research and worked towards keep my 96 Pontiac Grand Prix running until Icouldnt afford to not trade it in or had to buy my dream car, finally. Fast forward to me at 21. After a few months of scrounging up money during a job change to fix some things on the Pontiac I found out I would have to pay nearly $400 for repairs, so I decided to call up the old Berryville Ford, that is now Clay Maxey Ford of Berryville, and see if they might have a 2012ish Hyundai Sonata. As fate would have it, they did. I test drove and I was sold on a White 2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited. I was a new buyer so I did NO bargaining, NOTHING because i didnt know to or know how. We drew up paper work, I learned I'd be paying over $800 for sales tax and registration for it and my payments would be about the same ammount for repairing the old which they "graciously" gave me $2500 trade in value for. I decided I would have to just push myself to be responsible with my money and disciplined because as a server I knew I could make the payments. I had no credit history or proof of income that day. I didn't bring a check stub and I had never made payments on anything other than a surgery bill so no credit. This was in March of 2016. They got me approved at a whopping rate of 24% for 72 months at $347. Sometimes I made it by the penny at the beginning but as business picked up at my job I managed to make the payments with no problem and some to spare. In the summer of 2016, I'm loving the car and not really minding much that I had to replace a headlight and a tailight already . It was starting to get hot and I noticed that my air conditioning wasn't staying cold or blowing nearly as hard so I called up Clay Maxey and asked them to look at it to see what was wrong with it
Since I had already tried putting the freon in it and that only helped for a few days, I assumed it might be what I had been told from mechanically inclined friends had told me, which was that the A/C would have to be vacuumed and recharged which was about a $250 job. So I asked them to look at it so I could adjust my budget to save some more money, in case they had a diagnostic charge. What they did was took my car back and fixed it without my consent and informed me I would owe them about $250. Furious but good for it, I paid and left. Around the beginning of September I noticed my steering column would make an awful racket when driving over nearly anything on the road. And it was LOUD. A friend of mine suggested I check for recalls to find out if I could get it fixed for free since I had just paid to get it fixed the first time. I was SHOCKED when I discovered there were SIX open recalls dating back to at least 2014. These ranged from faulty door handles to metal shavings in the oil that could cause stalling and/or dangerous sudden shutting off of the vehicle. In the summertime my schedule is hectic because the restaurant I work at is the busiest during September so finally on October 5th I took the car to Crain Hyundai of Bentonville, in Bentonville, Ar. After 5 hours, they said I was good to go and they sent me on my way after I paid a couple more hundred for the fixing of a steering wheel coupler that was the culprit of all the noise and unpredictability of my steering wheel. Fast forward to December 2nd, 2016. Earlier in the day, while driving, I noticed my dashboard lights illuminating, getting lighter and darker, for almost 2 minutes and then stopped
I chalked it up to the shadows of the trees and the brightness of the sun and later realized this is a sign of a possible electrical issue. Relevant? At about 6pm that evening my boyfriend noticed the car making a "knocking" noise so he pulled over to check the oil and waited an hour and a half before someone could bring him some, giving the car plenty of time to cool and be good to go. He got going down the road only at about 25mph and got about 500 yards when the car made a "whoosh" sound and the engine shut off. He coasted into a driveway and minutes later the car was in flames. After unloading a fire extinguisher that gave false hopes of putting the fire out, it took the fire department cutting open the trunk to completely drown out the smoldering burnt marshmallow that was my dream car. It is now February 26th, 2017, and I have been harassed and treated poorly by car salesmen, dealt with a careless insurance company, and fought hard to be smarter than the companies and people that are turning away while I suffer more and more from the loss of my car, my belongings, and the draining of my bank account due to the laziness and lack of sense of urgency to those of us who pay them hard earned money to work hard for us and they dont. I called Hyundai Claims on December 3rd and have been waiting on the results of their investigation since. I couldnt even get a new car for my birthday because i couldnt afford to pay 2 car payments while i wait on the insurance and GAP companies to get their checks to the finance company. They have had the findings from the inspector for 6 weeks now and still no answer. So now I am asking you all, the people who should know Hyundai the best. Can you think of an explanation? What can be done for me? How can I help myself or is there someone that can help me? Cars should not just go up in flames and smoke like an action movie. Why is it taking so long to tell me what happened to my car? Is there someone that can direct me to someone that may be able to get these answers for me. I have a budgeted income and a plan and a way of life that has been altered by this and I am running out of time to not know if Hyundai is going to take responsibility or if I need to take my business elsewhere, and strongly urge everyone I know to do their research before buying anything with a HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA emblem. I am saddened so much by this because I truly enjoyed my Hyundai Sonata. It drove so well most of the time and it was comfortable and suited my needs perfectly. I would love to give Hyundai my business for another updated proven safer vehicle but I cannot feel safe about sitting in another vehicle made by the same company that built the car that could have killed me and any passenger in it until I know that they hold themselves accountable and to a higher standard than trying to not come out of a horrific situation too unscathed. Less scathed than the victim of the negligence. Where is the integrity? Where is the customer care and appreciation? Where is the liability and the concern for safety of those who love their products and keep the lights on in those fancy buildings?
 

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Hello everyone, I would like to start by introducing myself and telling you all about my bittersweet 10 months with my dream car and how it could have killed or seriously injured me and every passenger that sat in it. My name is Tara Harrell and at the age of 16 I drove past what was, Berryville Ford, and saw a blue Hyundai Sonata parked out in front and I fell in love instantly. I did research and worked towards keep my 96 Pontiac Grand Prix running until Icouldnt afford to not trade it in or had to buy my dream car, finally. Fast forward to me at 21. After a few months of scrounging up money during a job change to fix some things on the Pontiac I found out I would have to pay nearly $400 for repairs, so I decided to call up the old Berryville Ford, that is now Clay Maxey Ford of Berryville, and see if they might have a 2012ish Hyundai Sonata. As fate would have it, they did. I test drove and I was sold on a White 2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited. I was a new buyer so I did NO bargaining, NOTHING because i didnt know to or know how. We drew up paper work, I learned I'd be paying over $800 for sales tax and registration for it and my payments would be about the same ammount for repairing the old which they "graciously" gave me $2500 trade in value for. I decided I would have to just push myself to be responsible with my money and disciplined because as a server I knew I could make the payments. I had no credit history or proof of income that day. I didn't bring a check stub and I had never made payments on anything other than a surgery bill so no credit. This was in March of 2016. They got me approved at a whopping rate of 24% for 72 months at $347. Sometimes I made it by the penny at the beginning but as business picked up at my job I managed to make the payments with no problem and some to spare. In the summer of 2016, I'm loving the car and not really minding much that I had to replace a headlight and a tailight already . It was starting to get hot and I noticed that my air conditioning wasn't staying cold or blowing nearly as hard so I called up Clay Maxey and asked them to look at it to see what was wrong with it
Since I had already tried putting the freon in it and that only helped for a few days, I assumed it might be what I had been told from mechanically inclined friends had told me, which was that the A/C would have to be vacuumed and recharged which was about a $250 job. So I asked them to look at it so I could adjust my budget to save some more money, in case they had a diagnostic charge. What they did was took my car back and fixed it without my consent and informed me I would owe them about $250. Furious but good for it, I paid and left. Around the beginning of September I noticed my steering column would make an awful racket when driving over nearly anything on the road. And it was LOUD. A friend of mine suggested I check for recalls to find out if I could get it fixed for free since I had just paid to get it fixed the first time. I was SHOCKED when I discovered there were SIX open recalls dating back to at least 2014. These ranged from faulty door handles to metal shavings in the oil that could cause stalling and/or dangerous sudden shutting off of the vehicle. In the summertime my schedule is hectic because the restaurant I work at is the busiest during September so finally on October 5th I took the car to Crain Hyundai of Bentonville, in Bentonville, Ar. After 5 hours, they said I was good to go and they sent me on my way after I paid a couple more hundred for the fixing of a steering wheel coupler that was the culprit of all the noise and unpredictability of my steering wheel. Fast forward to December 2nd, 2016. Earlier in the day, while driving, I noticed my dashboard lights illuminating, getting lighter and darker, for almost 2 minutes and then stopped
I chalked it up to the shadows of the trees and the brightness of the sun and later realized this is a sign of a possible electrical issue. Relevant? At about 6pm that evening my boyfriend noticed the car making a "knocking" noise so he pulled over to check the oil and waited an hour and a half before someone could bring him some, giving the car plenty of time to cool and be good to go. He got going down the road only at about 25mph and got about 500 yards when the car made a "whoosh" sound and the engine shut off. He coasted into a driveway and minutes later the car was in flames. After unloading a fire extinguisher that gave false hopes of putting the fire out, it took the fire department cutting open the trunk to completely drown out the smoldering burnt marshmallow that was my dream car. It is now February 26th, 2017, and I have been harassed and treated poorly by car salesmen, dealt with a careless insurance company, and fought hard to be smarter than the companies and people that are turning away while I suffer more and more from the loss of my car, my belongings, and the draining of my bank account due to the laziness and lack of sense of urgency to those of us who pay them hard earned money to work hard for us and they dont. I called Hyundai Claims on December 3rd and have been waiting on the results of their investigation since. I couldnt even get a new car for my birthday because i couldnt afford to pay 2 car payments while i wait on the insurance and GAP companies to get their checks to the finance company. They have had the findings from the inspector for 6 weeks now and still no answer. So now I am asking you all, the people who should know Hyundai the best. Can you think of an explanation? What can be done for me? How can I help myself or is there someone that can help me? Cars should not just go up in flames and smoke like an action movie. Why is it taking so long to tell me what happened to my car? Is there someone that can direct me to someone that may be able to get these answers for me. I have a budgeted income and a plan and a way of life that has been altered by this and I am running out of time to not know if Hyundai is going to take responsibility or if I need to take my business elsewhere, and strongly urge everyone I know to do their research before buying anything with a HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA emblem. I am saddened so much by this because I truly enjoyed my Hyundai Sonata. It drove so well most of the time and it was comfortable and suited my needs perfectly. I would love to give Hyundai my business for another updated proven safer vehicle but I cannot feel safe about sitting in another vehicle made by the same company that built the car that could have killed me and any passenger in it until I know that they hold themselves accountable and to a higher standard than trying to not come out of a horrific situation too unscathed. Less scathed than the victim of the negligence. Where is the integrity? Where is the customer care and appreciation? Where is the liability and the concern for safety of those who love their products and keep the lights on in those fancy buildings?
Sorry to hear about your car and glad you are OK, sounds to me you got a lemon it happens to the best companies I have 2 2012 sonatas I keep up with the maintenance and so far so good, before I had 2 elantras both with close to 250K and one kia spectra5 sold with 240K.

did they do an investigation? if the fire was cause by accident it should be covered. It may just take some time.
 
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